Local Noise: Black Suit Youth

“We've played gigs at a pizza place, an alternative church, a Mexican restaurant, a log cabin, skate parks, you name it,” laughs Bryan Maher, lead vocalist and guitar player with Black Suit Youth. The group...

Local Noise: Strychnia

“Aggressive, brutal, and chaotic,” is how Strychnia describe their sound, and it’s an apt description of the intensity and heaviness that spews out of the fast rising death metal band. “We really try to mak...

Local Noise: Joe Bergamini

Joe Bergamini has been a staple of the New Jersey and New York music scenes since his days manning the drum set for the renowned Rush tribute band Power Windows. He also has spent time with a number of othe...

Local Noise: Billy Hector

Not many local musicians can truly be called “legend.” But blues guitar virtuoso Billy Hector can certainly be given that title. He’s been at the forefront of the Jersey Shore music scene, going back to his...

Local Noise: EndAnd

EndAnd have come out of Brooklyn with a vengeance. After headlining the Noise Rock Stage at the 2012 CMJ Festival, they foisted their new opus Mechanics & Energetics Of Stilt-Running on an unsuspecting ...

Local Noise: Low Mass Tone

“We’re a pretty musically diverse bunch, as long as your idea of musical diversity is restricted to loud, guitar-oriented rock,” laughs Kurt Engfehr, guitarist with Low Mass Tone. The New York and New Jerse...

Local Noise: Chelsea Carlson

Chelsea Carlson is a young woman on the rise. After a stint at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, she returned to her native New Jersey with a popular song, a JAM Award, and an eye toward expanding her rea...

Local Noise: Dan Godlin

Dan Godlin has just released a new EP, In Between, which is a trip through pop rock melodies and lyrics that include both heartfelt lyrics and memorable melodic choruses. It brings to mind both past and pre...

Local Noise: Vestibule

Vestibule is a band that defies easy description. They started out with a background in jazz, but punk worked its way into the mix, and over time it has morphed into a progressive punk jazz mix that is at o...

Local Noise: Robin DeLorenzo

Robin DeLorenzo is one busy woman. She has a burgeoning solo career and does shows with her own band every weekend, while also completing a new album with The Manny Charlton Band and gearing up for a tour t...